News & Announcements

Free parent Workshop-Social Networks 101 for Parents: Thursday, April 27th 6:00 – 7:30

Can’t tell your Twitter from your Tumblr? Want to better understand what your child is using? Interested in protecting their posts from the wrong eyes? Join us for the answers to these and other questions for parents in the digital age. Abraham Erb staff and School Council are excited to invite you to: Social Networks […]

Now You Can Email Your Child’s Attendance to Us!

Good news! As an alternative to telephoning your child’s upcoming absence/late to the attendance line, you now have another option. You can now email us.  It’s quick and easy! Just email … abeattendance@wrdsb.on.ca All you need to include in the email is: Your Child’s Name (First and Last) Room Number or Teacher Name Date(s) of […]

safeTALK training for WRDSB parents & guardians

As part of our system goals to supporting student & staff wellness, we are pleased to offer more safeTALK training for parents and guardians of the WRDSB. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals […]

YMCA Summer camps 2017

YMCAs of Cambridge, Kitchener & Waterloo Summer Day Camp Brochure 2 The attached brochure provides a description of all the summer camps available within the three YMCA branches – Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo. Questions about the camps can be directed to: Alex Leask Supervisor, Daycamps & Leadership A.R. Kaufman Family YMCA & Stork Family YMCA […]

Friday, April 7, 2017 is a PD Day for all students

Friday, April 7, 2017, is a Professional Development Day for all elementary and secondary schools, which means students do not need to be in school. Below you will find a summary of how teachers and staff will spend their day. Teachers Elementary and secondary teachers will spend the day developing the school improvement plan for […]

Safe, Caring & Inclusive School Surveys for parents/guardians

We are committed to providing safe, caring and inclusive learning environments for everyone to help our students learn and succeed. One way for us to find out how best to do this is to ask students in Grades 3-11, staff and parents/guardians how they feel about their school and interactions with teachers and other students. […]

CORRECTION: Public transport strike – information for students

The Region of Waterloo is advising that labour action will cause disruption to local Grand River Transit and MobilityPLUS operators starting Monday, April 3, 2017. The strike action may cause disruption for some of our students and their families who use public transport to get to and from school.  School Bus services are not affected and […]

Public transport strike – information for students

The Region of Waterloo is advising that labour action will cause disruption to local Grand River Transit and MobilityPLUS operators starting Monday, April 5, 2017. The strike action may cause disruption for some of our students and their families who use public transport to get to and from school.  School Bus services are not affected and […]

Board accepts Cambridge Trustee Mitchell resignation

Waterloo Region District School Board Trustees accepted the resignation the representative for Cambridge/North Dumfries, Trustee Andrea Mitchell, today. “I would like to thank Trustee Mitchell for her tireless and dedicated service to the students, parents, staff and community members of the Waterloo Region District School Board,” said Chairperson Scott McMillan. “My fellow trustees and I are extremely grateful for her […]

Still time to register for the PIC Parent conference

Registration is still open for the sixth annual Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and the Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC)  free family event for parents, caregivers and the community. The theme for this year’s parent conference is Empowering Students with Parent Engagement. The conference will start with keynote speakers Royan Lee, a teacher, consultant and blogger and Yumi […]

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